Crowdfunding site Kickstarter will launch in the UK at the end of the month, providing a platform for UK peeps to raise funds for projects.
For the full story go to Finextra.
But what does it all mean, all this crowdfunding stuff?
For the specifics of the subject, check out Simon 'recently endorsed by Richard Branson' Dixon's Bank to the Future.
And to understand the sector as a whole and how it impacts the wider finance sector, there's The Pragmatist's Lipstick on a Pig.
And if you want to read about an alternative finance sector that really shouldn't exist, there's Carl Packman's Loan Sharks.